Dumb Criminal: Thief With Warrant for Shoplifting Gets Caught Shoplifting
Man arrested for shoplifting is found to have warrant issued in previous shoplifting case.
Officer Chris Gartzke responded to a local retail store on a report that the store security officers had arrested a subject for shoplifting. Officer Gartzke arrived and issued the subject a citation for misdemeanor theft.
Officer Gartzke also ran a routine computer check on the subject and found that the subject had an outstanding misdemeanor arrest warrant. The subject posted bail on the warrant and was released with a scheduled court date.
The arrest warrant was for—yes, you probably have already guessed—misdemeanor theft / shoplifting.